The Juventus striker will now undertake a period in quarantine after contracting Covid-19 while away on international duty
Cristiano Ronaldo has been ruled out of Portugal’s clash with Sweden after testing positive for coronavirus.
The Portuguese Football Federation confirmed the news in an official statement on Tuesday, which reads: “Cristiano Ronaldo was released from training with the national team after a positive test for Covid-19, so he will not face Sweden.
OFFICIAL: Portugal have confirmed Cristiano Ronaldo has tested positive for COVID-19. pic.twitter.com/DdTBuUAN6j
— Squawka News (@SquawkaNews) October 13, 2020
Cristiano Ronaldo will need to isolate after a positive COVID-19 test.
Italy's new quarantine rules require at least a 10-day isolation period.
Juventus play Barcelona in 15 days ⏳ pic.twitter.com/aLYqfXl2IO
— B/R Football (@brfootball) October 13, 2020
JUST IN: Cristiano Ronaldo has tested positive for coronavirus, the Portuguese Football Federation said.
Ronaldo is "well, without symptoms, and in isolation," a statement read. https://t.co/rpuG70hxaY
— CNN (@CNN) October 13, 2020
Ronaldo is “doing well, without symptoms, and in isolation”, according to Portuguese Football Federation.
On Monday, Ronaldo posted an image of himself with the squad around a long table during a meal, with the caption: “United, on and off the field”.
— Cristiano Ronaldo (@Cristiano) October 12, 2020
The PFF confirmed in a statement: “Following the positive case, the remaining players underwent new tests this Tuesday morning, all with a negative result, and are available to Fernando Santos for training
Many footballers and celebrities wished the Ace player a speedy recovery ,Here’s some of them
Cristiano Ronaldo has tested positive to Coronavirus, as Portugal official statement announced. #Covid19
— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) October 13, 2020
Get well soon, Cristiano Ronaldo ❤️ pic.twitter.com/ncNQ4ww0nS
— Goal (@goal) October 13, 2020
News in that @Cristiano has tested positive for Coronavirus. I’m sure he’ll see it off as comfortably as he does defenders. 🤞🏻
— Gary Lineker (@GaryLineker) October 13, 2020
Just heard the news that Cristiano Ronaldo has tested positive for Covid 19. Wish him a speedy recovery. pic.twitter.com/FyGFHfkzQn
— Frank Khalid (@FrankKhalidUK) October 13, 2020
— Piers Morgan (@piersmorgan) October 13, 2020
I GUESS I WILL RISK MY HEALTH AND LIFE TO GO CARE FOR HIM AND GIVE HIM MOUTH TO MOUTH WHILE HE RECOVERS https://t.co/AGE3luKWx7
— Whitney Cummings (@WhitneyCummings) October 13, 2020